• Substance Use Treatment in Jails: Current Issues and Recommendations 

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) estimates that in 2014, 21.5 million people in the United States age twelve and older had at least one substance use disorder (SUD), as cited in Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ; 2015).

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  • Opiate Use: The Tip of the Iceberg for Adults in Jail

    Law enforcement officials and public health professionals are currently concentrating their efforts on reducing opiate use, and for good reason, but they may be overlooking even more prevalent substance use disorders (SUDs).

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Angela  Wurtzel
MA, MFT, CEDS

Angela Wurtzel is a Santa Barbara therapist with a bachelor's degree in psychology from UCLA and a master's degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University. Angela is also a licensed marriage and family therapist and a certified eating disorder specialist with the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals.